Unparalleled experience, unrivalled insight
Our experience in Diversified Industrials runs long and deep. PCE has served the industry since day one, and for over 25 years we’ve been delivering success for our clients. We have a profound understanding of the industry and the trends that shape it. We’ll apply these insights to your business, developing strategies to ensure your business thrives.
Latest construction materials? Emerging technology? Infrastructure developments? Our experts have a firm grasp of the nuances within each subsector. And they know how to work them to your profit and advantage.
We know the right people, in the right places. Our team brings a broad network of key industry contacts to the table for every engagement. They also offer a deep operational knowledge, essential for delivering on your goals and objectives. Looking for true insight and understanding? You’ve come to the right place.
Meet the PCE team, offering unmatched insight and expertise in the Diversified Industrials sector.
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Michael Rosendahl leads PCE’s investment banking practice. He has more than two decades of investment banking and corporate development experience, with an impressive track record of guiding high-profile clients on the optimal timing for their transactions. Mike combines critical analysis with a creative approach to ensure that deals are made with his clients’ best interests in mind. He has been published in various industry journals and has gained widespread respect, often presenting at conferences.
Mike has developed considerable industry knowledge in various sectors, with a particular focus on industrial manufacturing, distribution and services, power, and heavy transportation.
Prior to joining PCE, Mike worked with a middle-market boutique outside New York City, where he managed the sale of multiple companies. He also has held director-level positions at an electronic brokerage firm, where he led investments and acquisitions for the fintech, financial services, and exchange sectors.
Certifications & Affiliations
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter Holder
FINRA Series 7, 24 and 79 Securities Licenses
Member – Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA)
Member – Association for Corporate Growth, New Jersey Chapter
Member - Tulane Fund Advisory Board
Member – CFA Institute
Member – New York Society of Security Analysts
Former Committee Chair – Allied Industries Committee
Former member – CFA Society of Orlando (board member, 2008–2011)
EducationBA, Economics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
MBA, The Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Ken is a Managing Director in PCE’s ESOP Advisory Group. He is a seasoned financial executive based in Denver, Colorado, with over 27 years of experience in finance, operations management, and accounting. As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), he has demonstrated his ability to lead organizations and teams through ownership transitions.
As the Chief Financial Officer for an established manufacturing and distribution company, he was instrumental in driving the company's growth and financial success. Ken solved a company succession issue by installing an ESOP in 2010 and then managed the day-to-day decision-making for the ESOP until negotiating the sale of the ESOP to a private equity firm in 2021.
Ken has successfully implemented strategies to increase productivity, efficiency, and profitability across multiple industries. He combines hands-on experience and analytical skills to develop innovative solutions that yield bottom-line results.
Ken's previous experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP provided a strong foundation in audit and business advisory services. He worked with emerging and established companies, gaining valuable insights into inventory processes, revenue recognition, and accounting practices across different industries.
Certifications & Affiliations
- FINRA Series 79 Securities License
- Certified Public Accountant
- Member of National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
- Member of ESOP Association
BS, Business Administration, Accounting, University of California, Berkley, CA
Fueled by an internal drive for success, Michael Poole has been at the helm of PCE for nearly two decades. His dedication has built a middle-market investment banking, valuation and advisory firm that is without peer.
During this time, Michael has been instrumental in cultivating PCE’s philosophy of teamwork, industry leadership, and client focus. He finds his greatest satisfaction in helping business owners identify unique and imaginative strategies to meet their goals. Michael understands the importance of putting his clients’ needs first, always recommending ideas and tactics that he himself would pursue.
Michael has nearly 30 years of M&A and corporate finance experience within the public and private sector, with an emphasis on the Building Products, Construction & Engineering, and Finance industries. Over the course of his career, he has personally handled more than $1 billion in transactions in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
- FINRA Series 7, 24, 28 and 79 Securities Licenses
- Member of Association for Corporate Growth, Orlando
- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Jacksonville Branch as a board member for two terms
- Gubernatorial appointment as the founding chairman of WAGES, the state of Florida’s welfare reform effort, which he served four terms
- Former Chairman & President of the Central Florida Coalition for the Homeless
- Former Chairman of Winter Park Health Foundation
- Actively engaged with Winter Park Health Foundation to create successful economic solutions to the growing problem of America’s uninsured
- Board of Advisors for the Crummer School of Business, Rollins College
- Advisor at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Florida
- Board member of the University of Florida Foundation
- Leadership Florida, Class XII
- Named one of the “Most Influential Floridians” by Florida Trend
- University of Florida, Bachelor of Science
- Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business, MBA
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